National Book Festival Episodes

2004, TV Show

Episode Detail: Isabel Wilkerson: The Warmth of the Sun - National Book Festival

The 1915-70 migration of blacks from the South to the North and West is recounted by Boston University journalism professor Isabel Wilkerson ("The Warmth of Other Suns").

Episodes: National Book Festival (70)

11/6/2011: Justin Martin: Genius of Place
11/5/2011: Edmond Morris: Colonel Roosevelt
11/5/2011: Eugene Robinson: Disintegration
10/29/2011: James Swanson: Bloody Crimes
10/22/2011: Douglas Waller: Wild Bill Donovan
10/16/2011: Eric Foner: The Fiery Trial
10/16/2011: Adam Goodheart: 1861
10/9/2011: Interview and Call-in With Sarah Vowell
10/8/2011: Maya Jasanoff
10/8/2011: Kristie Miller: Ellen and Edith
10/1/2011: Interview and Call-in With Ali Soufan
9/25/2011: David McCullough: The Greater Journey
9/24/2011: Isabel Wilkerson: The Warmth of the Sun
1/11/2011: Gordon Wood: Empire of Liberty
12/27/2010: James McGrath Morris: Pulitzer---A Life in Politics, Print and Power
12/11/2010: Wil Haygood: Sweet Thunder
10/16/2010: David Hoffman: The Dead Hand
10/16/2010: David Remnick: The Bridge
10/9/2010: Interview and Call-in With Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer
10/3/2010: Adele Logan Alexander: Parallel Worlds
10/2/2010: Stacy Schiff: Cleopatra
10/2/2010: Steven Roberts: From Every End of This Earth
10/2/2010: Interview and Call-in With Ken Follett
10/2/2010: Interview With Laura Bush
12/5/2009: Ken Burns & Dayton Duncan
9/26/2009: Simon Schama
9/26/2009: Patricia Sullivan
10/25/2008: Cokie Roberts: Ladies of Liberty
10/20/2008: Rick Atkinson: The Day of Battle
10/19/2008: Daniel Schorr: Come to Think of It
10/4/2008: Laura Bush and Jenna Bush
9/27/2008: Gordon Wood: The Purpose of the Past
9/27/2008: Tiki Barber: Go Long!
9/27/2008: Paul Theroux: Ghost Train to the Eastern Star
9/27/2008: Mary Brigid Barrett: Our White House
9/27/2008: Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison: Leading Ladies
9/27/2008: Kimberly Dozier: Breathing the Fire
9/27/2008: Michael Dobbs: One Minute to Midnight
9/27/2008: Interview/Calls With Rick Atkinson
9/27/2008: Interview/Calls With Michelle Singletary
9/27/2008: Immaculee Ilibagiza: Led by Faith
9/30/2007: World War II Veterans Discuss 'The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945'
9/29/2007: Meryle Secrest: Shoot the Widow
9/29/2007: Jan Crawford Greenburg: Supreme Conflict
9/29/2007: Calls With Jan Crawford Greenburg
9/29/2007: Calls With Douglas Wilson
9/29/2007: Calls With Arnold Rampersad
9/29/2007: Calls for Michael Beschloss
9/29/2007: Calls With Ken Burns and Geoffrey C. Ward
9/29/2007: Ken Burns and Geoffrey Ward: The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945
11/11/2006: Veterans History Project
9/30/2006: Robert Remini: The House---The History of the House of Representatives
9/30/2006: American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
9/30/2006: Interview: James Reston Jr.
9/30/2006: Bruce Feiler: Where God Was Born: A Journey by Land to the Roots of Religion
9/30/2006: Interview: Christopher Buckley
9/30/2006: John Hope Franklin: Mirror to America: The Autobiography of John Hope Franklin
9/30/2006: Douglas Brinkley: The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast
9/30/2006: Interview: Khaled Hosseini
9/30/2006: Nathaniel Philbrick: Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War
9/30/2006: Interview: Nathaniel Philbrick
9/30/2006: Andrew Carroll: Operation Homecoming: Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Home Front, in the Words of U.S. Troops and Their Families
9/30/2006: Bob Woodward
9/30/2006: Opening Gala
9/30/2006: Doris Kearns Goodwin: Team of Rivals---The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
9/30/2006: Kay Bailey Hutchison: American Heroines---The Spirited Women Who Shaped Our Country
9/30/2006: Interview: Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison
9/30/2006: Taylor Branch: At Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-68
9/24/2005: Opening Ceremony
9/24/2005: 2005 National Book Festival Gala

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Premise: The event on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., features authors talking about their books.

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